After the headlines, we talk with Lisa Gibson from the Hawaii Science and Technology Council to tell us about an upcoming tax workshop for high tech companies. Finally, Russ Ogi from Rapid Technology and Sherilyn Lau from the Hawaii State Department of Education join us to talk about 3-D printing and rapid prototyping.
And now the News:
- Scientists report adulthood body size associated with cancer risk: A team of scientists led by an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Cancer Research Center of Hawaii has reported that body mass in younger and older adulthood, and weight gain between these life periods, may influence a man’s risk for prostate cancer.
- NASA’s LCROSS Reveals Target Crater for Lunar South Pole Impacts: NASA has selected a final destination for its Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, after a journey of nearly 5.6 million miles that included several orbits around Earth and the moon.
- Most Distant Supermassive Black Hole: University of Hawaii astronomer Dr. Tomotsugu Goto and colleagues have discovered a giant galaxy surrounding the most distant black hole ever found.
- Hawaii researchers explore previously unseen coral: Scientists over the past month explored coral reefs in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands that until recently were considered too deep for scuba divers to reach.